Ersari Yomut nomaden - Saddle blanket - 160 cm - 130 cm

Description
Ersari Yomut nomaden - Saddle blanket - 160 cm - 130 cm
Wool on wool - Turkmenistan - Second half 20th century

Beautiful pristine, ready–to–use saddle blanket from Ersari Yomut nomads.
Turkmenistan or Uzbekistan.

Unique about this blanket is that it's knotted, usually they are made from a flat strong textile – called Jajim. It looks like kilim.
But it’s knotted by hand – in a very high and dense quality.
And that is rare.

Mid 20th century, now also very expensive there.
The people there are prosperous, on a West European level.
And horses are certainly a symbol for status there.

Beautiful shine in the wool, natural vegetable dyes are used.

Lot details
Model
Ersari Yomut nomaden
Object
Saddle blanket
Length
160 cm
Width
130 cm
Material
Wool on wool
Country of Origin
Turkmenistan
Manufacturing period
Second half 20th century
Condition
In very good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
Yes
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